Majid Rafizadeh

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Monday, 13 January 2020

Iran has an opportunity to rejoin the community of civilised nations

Iran’s eventual admission of its culpability in the shooting down of a Ukrainian jet puts into sharp focus the tragic …

By Majid Rafizadeh

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

New Iran nuclear deal should make targeting regional proxies a priority

When the leaders of the UN Security Council’s five permanent members sat around the table to hammer out the JCPOA …

By Majid Rafizadeh

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Europe must not succumb to Iranian nuclear extortion

This week, Iran breached the 300kg limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium. This is in blatant violation of the JCPOA and contrary to the shared international desire …

By Majid Rafizadeh

Monday, 14 January 2019

Iran is making a mockery of the West: the EU and US must form a united front

On an evening in November 2017, as Ahmed Mola Nissire turned to his home in The Hague, an assassin gunned him down in front of his door. A Dutch citizen of …

By Majid Rafizadeh

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

The Houthis in Yemen will fight to the last man, civilian or former President

The Arab world sighed with relief on Saturday that the 3-year-old civil war and seemingly intractable conflict in Yemen could be resolved much …

By Majid Rafizadeh

Monday, 6 November 2017

The strength of the Saudi state will determine its fate

Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption sweep has led to the arrests of several high-level figures. The arrests yesterday are evidence of how Saudi …

By Majid Rafizadeh